Sustainability: “CO2 emissions keep rising” – EIA

Sustainability: “CO2 emissions keep rising” – EIA

The stark news that we’re bringing with us to the global climate conference this week is that carbon emissions from advanced economies are set to rise in 2018 for first time in five years. This is particularly worrisome for global efforts to meet the Paris Agreement.  “Our data shows that despite the strong growth in solar PV and wind, emissions have started to rise again in advanced economies, highlighting the need for deploying all technologies and energy efficiency,”…

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Unveiled: New Document Suggests Shell Knew About Climate Change 30 Years Ago

An internal Shell report from 1988 has revealed the supermajor was aware of the effect of its business on climate. The report, uncovered by Dutch journalist Jelmer Mommers from the De Correspondent news platform, has been published in the Climate Files and might just make life that much more difficult for the Anglo-Dutch company.

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Global Oil & Gas: Eni, Fiat pledge to reduce CO2 emissions in road transport

Italy’s Eni and FCA signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop research projects and technological applications aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from road transport vehicles.

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Global Oil & Gas: “Energy-related emissions of CO2 stalled for the second year in a row” – IEA

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Mining & Environment: China smog at ‘record’ levels as coal burning for heating begins

Heavy smog blankets Liaoning Province and neighbouring regions. Image by @CCTV_English Air quality reached extremely hazardous levels, about 50 times World Health Organization maximums, in the northeastern Chinese industrial city of Shenyang, as locals began burning coal to heat homes for winter. Over the weekend, Shenyang endured PM2.5 readings that exceeded 1,000, even 1,400 micrograms, per cubic meter, at some measuring stations, state news agency Xinhua reported.

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